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" continues from new york city with bill weir. >> years ago in a remote corner of zambia, i met an 8-year-old boy who grew up on a dirt floor under a thatched roof and whose best item of clothing happened to be a boston celtics t-shirt. he didn't know the means of the words on his chest, the shirt probably came from some pile of donation, but it showed the reach of the nba brand. you see this a lot. and tonight, there's some good-hearted men within the nba, trying to help similar children in ways that go far beyond second-hand t-shirts. here's jeffrey kofman. >> here we go. one last time. one last time. ready? recover. get them. >> reporter: they just might be the luckiest boys in africa. and maybe the world. >> excellent work, guys, excellent work. >> reporter: selected from 20 countries, flown here to johannesburg for four days of intensive basketball coaching -- >> basket one, far side, go. >> reporter: from some of the biggest names in the world of sports. >> nba, we are coming. >> nba, we are coming. >> reporter: that's nba, as in national basketball association. and that is nba all-
saturday. new york city mayor michael bloomberg announcing 5 1/2 million dollars in matching grants to some of the hardest hit businesses in new york city. arthel? >> keep the boosts coming. and thanks, anna. >> rick: investigators in western massachusetts are trying to figure out what led to a massive natural gas explosion that leveled a strip club and damaged more than 100 other buildings, including a day care center located right next door. the blast leaving a large hole in the ground, sending 18 people to the hospital, including several emergency responders, and police saying it could have been a lot worse, but they'd already evacuated part of the area after reports of a gas leak late last night and the explosion happened an hour later and the exact cause is now under investigation. >> the actor who played one of the most beloved television villains of all time passed away. larry hagman played jr ewing on the hit series dallas. he was 81 years old. and dominic di-natale, is live, and has fellow cast members and legions of fans, i'm one of them. >> reporter: and arguably the meanest man
into chaos. >> to be fair most black friday shoppers looked like this at this macy's new york city happy looking shoppers walk in and managed to avoid me hamid. it did to get crowded with 1100 people were crowding the stores from around the lines. 9000, or from last year. >> many were opening up around thanksgiving but there was drama this was at a victoria's secret. some of them pushing and shoving the manager was pleading with them to stay calm she was not going to open until the simmered down. and also, this was a different store with a $2 item there were calling this a waffle iron ore right. and in some cases it was not really a laughing matter what this was in michigan with a pepper spray had to be used, to go head to be taken away in handcuffs. and this one command and massachusetts came of out with its windows smashed out the toddler respond because police got a report of the child was left alone they got the report and went to get the boy. with no charges possibly charged. even with on-line ch shopping, do not expect scenes like this--gone. many people are getting an early start
states. which began in jamestown and williamsburg and ended in new york city and included an impromptu visit to a supermarket in suburban maryland. ruth gave me an impromptu and valuable personal perspective on her conduct its queen and her relationship with her husband, prince philip. one of my favorite descriptions was of a moment on the president's airplane when philip was immersed in the sports section of the newspaper and ignoring his wife's questions on the postcards to their children. when she pressed him, he got flustered. it was so interesting what was happening when her husband wasn't paying attention to her, he said. he also noticed that elizabeth was very certain and comfortable in her role and very much in control. yet, once when ruth was waiting at the white house for her husband, ruth heard her roaring with laughter at one of the protocols. you didn't realize that she had that kind of a hearty laugh, booth said. the minute she rounded the corner, she straightened up. this combination of public dignity exists to this day. the 1957 visit was remarkable for its informality
town. you can do it every day, of course. something very important to new york city mayor michael bloomberg, who will join us to talk about it in our next half hour. >>> then an unusual punishment for a convicted killer in oklahoma. a teenager was sentenced to spend ten years in church after pleading guilty to manslaughter. the ruling has sparked a legal dispute and we'll hear from both sides in that case. >>> a bit later, we'll switch gears with a look at tonight's power ball jackpot drawing. there are 325 million reasons or so to buy a ticket. it is one of the biggest jackpots in history. did you buy one? will you buy one? >> i am going to play and then i am going to pray. >> i like that strategy. i like it. >> we'll see if it works this time. >>> we do want to begin with the death of actor larry hagman. msnbc's thomas roberts is here with a lot more on that. good morning. >> he truly was a one of a kind. larry hagman will forever be remembered for iconic role as j.r. ewing on the primetime drama "dallas." the character was a scheming business cheat, an unfaithful husband, and a
of excitement when she returned to new york in the fall of 1860. the city shimmered with news that the prince of wales was coming to visit. in his honor, a group of leading citizens was organizing a ball. society than was very excited. excited couples who had paid $10 apiece arrive at the academy of music. women curl their hair and they had special nods to acquaintances and friends. precisely at 10:00 p.m., they prayed and sang god save the queen and the slight friends stepped into the room. for two hours, nearly 3000 of new york's finest citizens rushed like schoolgirls to meet him. in a mad crush, the wooden floor collapsed. the band played furiously. the guests rushed to follow and they piled their plates with lobster salad, and filled their glasses with champagne. at 2:00 a.m., the dance floor shift. eager females, young and old, waited their turn for a waltz or a polka and finally the young woman was there. her arms were covered in long white gloves. hetty was introduced to his highness, the prince of wales. >> i am the princess of wales, she replied. [laughter] you are proof of that, sa
and could climb in the weeks ahead. new york city is ending gas rationing that started after sandy. most gas stations in the city are now up and running. >>> iran is accusing the u.s. navy of carrying out illegal and provocative acts in the persian gulf. in letters to the united nations, iran said the navy repeatedly violated its air space. the iranian ambassador claims u.s. jets and drones have flown over the country, disregarding radio warnings. >>> the young pakistani girl who survived an assassination attempt by the taliban may not be going back to pakistan. 15-year-old malala yousufzai, who was shot in the head for speaking out for girls' education, could make britain her permanent home. her father is considering a job at the pakistani consulate. >>> and finally this morning, the white house is getting in the christmas spirit. first lady michelle obama and daughters, malia and sasha, received the christmas tree on friday, which arrived on a horse-drawn charge. it's from a farm in north carolina and will be displayed in the blue room. they have a head start on me. i'm notorious for putti
of the world trade center. the giant crown is finally on its way to new york city. 408 feet tall, it's being hauled to new york from canada by land and barges by sea. it's in 18 pieces right now. take about three months to build once it is here. >>> another picture tonight. you remember that movie, "up" and now a man taking that movie to real life heights. jonathan trappe recreating a movie scene flying in a small house, right here, attached to helium balloons. he says this is just the beginning. he plans to ditch the house and cross the atlantic in a lifeboat that will float in the air well above the water, attached to an even larger cluster of balloons. >>> something else soaring tonight. the number that makes the "instant index." $325 million. that's the amount of the power ball jackpot. right now, the fourth large nest power ball history. and it's only going to get bigger by tomorrow night. could make someone very thankful this holiday weekend. we love for you to tweet us @dianesawyer, @davidmuir, what catches your eye. >>> and when we come back on the broadcast tonight, a tv dad and tha
on black friday. >> to be fair, this is macy's in new york city were happy looking shoppers did their items and avoided me >> . however it did get crowded with a 11,000 people were in store from 9000 last year in line. many of this black friday frenzy wrapped up at dawn and so many businesses were opening on thanksgiving evening. there was a trough. this victoria's secrets, this was dram and some of these people pushing and shoving the store manager began pleading with everybody to stay coalm said this would not open the store until people would just not calm down a. and this was also a two-dollar waffle iron. this was referred to as a waffle right and this was in michigan, with security guards scrambling. even pepper spray having to use on one person and the police took away to people in handcuffs. this man and massachusetts it came out of a k-mart to fund the window smashed and the toddler that he was supposed to be babysitting was gone. police got a report of the police got a report of the people and left alone in the car. no charges were filed but the police came and got the baby. howev
-and-mortar renovation of it's flagship store in new york city. it's also investing in technology to beef up it's online presence. "n.b.r.'s" ruben ramirez caught up with macy's c.e.o. terry lundgren in new york this morning and began by asking him how sales are going. both in store and on-line. >> they're both growing and that's the good news for us and while the online business has been spectacular for macy's for several years, we really look at the consumer as an omnichannel consumer. so she comes in, she does her research on her phone. she decides what store she wants to shop. what items she wants to shop for. maybe going back to her desk and pulling the trigger there. so i think that's what happening today. so the line between online and physical stores is blurred. >> reporter: the past several years consumers have opened their wallets around the holidays but come january it seemed that that optimism faded. what are you expecting come january 2013? >> we've had 11 consecutive quarters of consistent growth of sales and earnings at macy's inc. we've found the formula. a lot of retailers depend on jan
like this at macy's in new york city. happy looking shoppers walked in and managed to avoid them. it did to get crowded with 11,000 people had been in a line when the flagship opened at midnight. up from 9000, last year. much of the f frenzy had been because of the thanksgiving opening evening but there was this drama victoria secrets some of them pushing and shoving. the manager was pleading for them that issue was not going to open until they simmered down. >> at another store there were much more excited with $2 waffle irons. the employees referred to this as a waffle right. but in a lot of cases it was not funny this fight broke out in michigan. with even pepper spray used and police had to take away to people in handcuffs. this man in massachusetts who came out of a kmart to find the windows smashed and the toddler thought he was supposed to be watching was gone. because police got a report of a child left alone and they got the board out of the car. no charges were filed but even with online shopping available to not expect scenes like this to go away anytime soon. 150 mill
in place. they were consolidated. we saw that 911 worked well. the mayor's office in new york city talked about, use text in were of you can. leave the phone calls to 911, the really important calls. otherwise use text in order data connections to gather information. >> did it get flooded with information? >> usage was pretty tremendous. whenever you have an issue where there is a lot of people who need information, you find that the networks get flooded. i saw the numbers up to 15,000% increase on some websites. in a lot of the applications stores, the apps that ran to the top or ones that give access information, or the mobil flashlight. -- mobile flashlight. there was a surge in traffic, but i did not see numbers that suggested there was a significant amount of call blocking or dropping. the networks handled the search pretty well. >> we're taping this interview on november 50. i was in lower manhattan last night. i had a lot of trouble connecting on my ipad and on my cell phone. is that still do to sandy? >> there are still areas -- areas that do not have power in the boroughs and low
, there is one question you have to ask. can she keep it up? i asked sharon to meet me here in new york city. you know, cooking at home is one thing, but eating on the road, eating on the run, well, that is quite another. as the old saying goes, if her diet can make it here, it can make it anywhere. 46th and broadway, please. sharon, how are you? all right, so here is another restaurant. >> okay. >> i'm going to take some advice from you. you look at a menu like this, tell me what comes to your mind. >> the majority on there, i'm not going to eat. >> so you just -- >> i can have the baby spinach leaves, minus the chicken, i could have the peaches, the strawberries, forget the walnuts. >> is this a restaurant where you could eat a meal here? >> you bet i could. >> do you think this will help you live longer? >> well, i hope so i hope you get to see you retire. >> i have a feeling you will live a very long time, which i hope you do. >> i hope you do, too. you know what, if i don't live longer, i know i'm going to live more of a quality life. >>> coming up, former president bill clinton opens up abo
what it looked like at macy's in new york city at the stroke of midnight, and how many people jammed into that store. 0!ockÑ?çóxo?Ñ=çñÑñçvxqx?ñññ?óioy >>> the black friday shopping craze is certainly a coast to coast phenom man. thousands packed the square in new york city for the opening of the macy's store. take a look. more than 800 macy's stores across the country will stay open for 23 straight hours for those black friday sales. >>> for most of us, when we get cold, we put on a coat, but not every has a coat, and that's why ktvu is sponsoring a coat drive. rita kicks off our coverage. those coats still coming in? >> reporter: they are. a little slower now, but we've had a gorgeous day out here. girls, how many coats? >> 1,374! >> reporter: 1,374 coats. that's more than double what we had out here this time last year. with me right now is sandy from city team international in san jose. we kind of have this friendly rivalry between reporter and locations, but the real winners here are the people on this street. you distribute these coats. >> yes, i do. the need out
a boost on this small business saturday. this morning, new york city mayor michael bloomberg announcing grants being made available for businesses most impacted by superstorm sandy. >> anna, live in babylon, new york, thanks so much. >> president morsi's stunning power grab stunning them across egypt as well today and john bolton and whether egypt could be slipping back into a dictatorship and what that means for stability in the rest of the region. >> and south of the vatican, who the pope has chosen to be part of a committee ultimately responsible for naming his successor, new cardinals ahead. >> heather: and the man behind one of the biggest television mysteries passed away. a look at the life and career of a man who made a name for himself playing jr ewing, on the hot show "dallas". >> jr. this is your style, my wife and the man who put cliff barnes in office. >> you were in plenty of trouble before you got married, i don't understand why you think she'd change. hey, wait a minute. >> stop! >> both of you! or i'll beat the hell out of you! st he to eat of your heart healthy diet. st
to be hyper charging the city? this relatively rosy view is very unlike the new york of my youth. i was born in manhattan in 1967. i say that rarely in the boston public library, but i was. these are two images from my youth. we have similar images of new york and boston in the 1970s as well. the bottom image is gerald ford denying new york for a successful bailout. indeed, new york was very much headed for the trash heap of history. the city had been hemorrhaging by the thousands. it was not automobile production in detroit, it was production in new york city. and that was decimated by globalization and new technology. the city had been caught in a spiral of disorder and rising crime rate. racial conflicts just like here in boston, and the fiscal situation had gotten out of control with budgets that were far too high for the city to afford. it looked as if new york was going to go back to the weeds. like this image of jimmy carter wandering through the wasteland, and it really seemed as if the planet of the apes image of the statue of liberty rising was possible. with the cities were things
. >>> in the quiet new york city suburb of maplewood, new jersey, another independent bookstore almost disappeared. that was until jonah and ellen zimely came to the rescue. they knew nothing about the book business. >> when jonah came, he didn't have a bookstore background. he was depending on us to be able to help him out with that. >> with the change in ownership came a change in management style. the former bookstore owner was hands on doing most of the work of her store herself. a recent graduate of business school, jonah was interested in the idea of job crafting to better utilize the talent of his staff. >> it's -- that can't always work 100%. sometimes you have to buckle down and do something we're not good at or don't like. as much as possible, it's in everyone's interest if they do what they are good at and what they like to do. >> he worked with each of them to determine their likes and dislikes and did his best to play to their strengths. >> she does the ordering. it's her specialty. i do the scheduling, the tech stuff, things like that. i have more responsibilities now than i did befo
, reflecting corruption in his administration. >> another line live is returning to normal in new york city. tomorrow morning the gas rationing system put gis plk83 in the wake of the storm will be lifted. 85% of the gas stations in manhattan are now running. during the past three weeks, drivers have been allowed to gas up every other day based on whether their plate ends with an odd or even number. >> shoppers behaving badly a massachusetts man is in trouble for leaving a 2-year-old alone in a car while he went inside of a k mart to buy a 5 inch television, smash smashed the window taking the toddler away. the man got out of the store he thought the baby was gone and he called a friend to take him, and the tv home. the baby's mom was at work at the time. >> unbelievable. >> still to come mike >>> if you're out shopping and using a smart phone, be warned police say thieves are ready to snatch it out of your hand. >> they're tracking an app to use if it's stolen. >> police say a tracking app is a best chance of getting a phone back from a thief. how likely are you to find the guy that ran o
lovers were celebrating in new york city's time square. it was literally a far stretch from doomsdayers. >> there is nothing to suggest that gigantic floods and earthquakes will destroy our world. >> there are prophesy that has say the world is going to end. >> i think what we're dealing with is denial of our own deaths. >> this obscure relic monument 6 is the focus of the mayan countdown to doomsday. worn and this strange thing translated the end date and suggestion that something will happen. there is no evidence the maya were counting down to doomsday. >> it's not borne out by what we know about the maya. they looked at cycles that went beyond the 2012 date. >> we were involved the past summer some amazing inscriptions from guatemala which show computations of numbers longer than the cycle. there is a number that projects into the future a thousand years from today. >> such recent discoveries have not halted speculation about the end of the maya calendar. >> i think stories like this get started because you see that the ancient scripts are ambiguous. there is wiggle room. somebody sa
announcer ] to nurses everywhere, thank you, from johnson & johnson. >>> good morning, new york city. thanks so much for starting your morning with us. look at that glorious shot. people up and out already. so nice to see. there they are already. there's already some traffic on the bridge, of course. >> seems like there's always traffic on that bridge in new york. we've all seen the images of the destruction left by superstorm sandy and now we're getting details on the cost. almost $30 billion in just new jersey alone. that's according to governor chris christie. he issued a preliminary damage assessment. and that includes aid received so far from sources like fema and a few other agencies. he says the final estimate could be higher. >> and while sandy left an undeniable impact on the coastlines along the northeast, we're now learning about possible health effects from that storm. mary snow traveled to long island to speak with concerned residents there. >> reporter: lurking in the devastationings from sandy is yet another worry for homeowners, exposure to toxins, mold and dust and in some p
back. >> host: and we're back live with kenneth davis, author and historian in new york city. this is booktv on c-span 2. mr. davis come you say when it comes to your career, your writing career that she give a lot of credit to join davis. who is that? >> guest: that would be my wife. she doesn't like her to tell the story, but unfortunately she has to suffer me this one because obviously people are to do and how i became a writer. about halfway through college i was the classic liberal arts could, that i would be a teacher as i mentioned earlier in the interview. didn't know what i was doing, decided to drop out of college for a while and work in a bookstore and i did work on a bookstore. until that point i was a great reader. i've been a great reader since childhood. i mentioned going to the library a great deal. you're interested in history. but the notion i could hear writer never occurred to me. the notion i could be an astronaut or rocket scientists or a neurosurgeon had never occurred to me. i did think it might be a teacher. i was working in a bookstore and i remember
the country. this was macy's at midnight in new york city. other stores open really liked was r us and best buy, great deals like lc tvs which were 50% of. overall sales on black friday are expected to be 4% to $11.5 billion. midnight opening hours are one way traditional stores are doing everything they can to compete with online retailers which were open all the time. regular source said black friday, have their cybermonday, the monday after thanksgiving. it was a record breaker with half of shopping done that day on work computers. fedex said it uld ship a record number of packages this year. how do you make money from this craziness? retailer stocks in the s&p 500 are up 25%, outperforming t overall index. break and mortar versus q or online retailers which is the best choice? gary is the president of capital management. i can't say your last name today. there we go. let me show viewers a full screen here, retail stocks, on line versus brick and mortarnd the on line do much better. you have an insight into this chart. what is it? >> amazon is a huge part of that chart and amazon does zi
some of our best values of the year. this is the pursuit of perfection. >>> good morning, new york city. already a busy day there, columbus circle, folks out and about doing some holiday shopping. maybe just taking in the city. enjoy your day and glad you're starting it with us here at cnn. >>> it's been nearly a month since superstorm sandy devast e devastated portions of the northeast. for some family businesses, it's not clear if they'll make it out of the mess. cnn's poppy harlow spoke with one small business owner who is struggling to survive. >> reporter: right before superstorm sandy, the streets were quiet outside liberty industrial gas and welding. >> that's less than ten minutes. >> reporter: this is night fall as the waters begin to rise. >> so at this point, i think it's gone. >> reporter: and industrial park in brooklyn sandwiched between two bodies of water. >> this is the canal coming into the harbor which is going to meet up with the river. and liberty is right here. we really had quite a surge because of the canal and the river meeting in this area and flooding these s
jersey. c-span: how far away was he driving into new york city? >> guest: he was about half an hour, 45 minutes from new york. c-span: what was the office like? how many people worked around him? >> guest: actually, he had an office in new jersey. he worked for years in manhattan, but the traffic was too much for him. so he moved an office in woodcliff lake, new jersey, and that's where i went. he had a very small staff: four people; he had two secretaries, an administrative assistant and me. c-span: and what was the first day you went to work for him? >> guest: july 3rd, 1990. so right after my graduation. c-span: a total of four years you spent there? >> guest: yes. c-span: how many trips did you take with him? >> guest: i accompanied him on two international trips. in february, i went with him to eastern europe and to russia, and later that year, in april, i went with him to asia. c-span: what do you remember from that experience, the international travel? >> guest: well, i remember so many things. what stands out to me the most, though, is that nixon was so generous and so good to m
that saying he will accept responsibility for his mistakes. >> number three, gas rationing in new york city will end today. that's according to mayor michael bloomberg. the city has been rationing gas by odd and even days since november 9th. recovery from superstorm sandy is far from complete. more than 30,000 people are still without power in new york and new jersey. 30,000. and governor chris christie says the storm cause add estimated $29.4 billion in damage in new jersey. >> number four, someone may wake up a multimillionaire tomorrow. the powerball lottery jackpot is now a whopping $325 million. that is the fourth largest jackpot in the game's history. you have to buy a ticket before 10:00 p.m. eastern time tonight to be included in that drawing. >>> and veteran actor larry hagman has died. his family says it was comri can indications from cancer and that he was surrounded by family at the end. tributes have been rolling in from hollywood and beyond as friends and co-stars remember the man some affectionately called the texas tornado. larry hagman was 81. >>> cnn's colleen mcedwards as
owners in the new york city area may need a holiday spark. anna kooiman is live on babylon, long island and providing a spark, hello, anna. >> reporter: hello, everybody, and today is small business saturday and it's a difference this year because of super storm sandy, the northeast is reeling and the owner of rumors gift shop in long island says sandy couldn't have hit at a worst time. she depends on a percent many her sales the last through months of the year, but she's happy that her vendors are allowing her to delay payment. >> i was in tears, actually, over that, because i was a scared. i don't want to lose my credit, my good name, my good reputation so they're sticking by me. >> this business is like your child, isn't it? >> this is my other home. >> and well, from staten island to long island, local businesses are urging customers to give back to their local communities and help provide neighborhoods devastated by the storm. last year on small business saturday, an estimated 100 million people participated in the growing annual event. the economic impact of sandy has been estima
in new york city. some 11,000 people huddled up outside waiting for the doors to open finally got. in the mall of american in minneapolis reports 30,000 folks showed up there for the mall's opening at midnight. that's up 10,000 from last year. things were a little different this time around in the sense that several major chains actually opened last evening it worked out pretty well for the folks who shopped at those locations this morning. >> we are in the in between crowd. the crazy people that come really early and then, you know, the people that sleep in. >> of course, there were also the scattered reports of violence and stupidity amid the crowds. [screaming] >> holy cow, this amateur video shows wal-mart shoppers in georgia pushing each other to get their hands on prepaid cell phones that were on sale. also in san antonio a guy pulled a gun on another man who was trying to cut in line at a mall. and police in springfield, massachusetts say a man there left his girlfriend's 2-year-old sonnen in the parking lot of a k-mart while he drove away with a brand new tv. we have team
of yoga lovers were celebrating at the crossroads of the world in new york city's times square. these people's state of mind was a far stretch from fear filled doomsdayers. why predictions of destruction are simply myth. >> there's nothing in the mayan calendar to suggest that gigantic floods and quakes are going to destroy our world. >> there are no prophesies that say, the world is going to end. >> i think what we are dealing with is the denial of our own deaths. >> this obscure relic, monument 6, is the focus of the maya countdown to doomsday. warn, damaged, incomplete, translate the end date of the calendar and a suggestion that something will happen. there is no evidence the maya were counting down to doomsday. >> the cataclysmic view is not borne out by what we know about the maya. cycles went beyond the 2012 date. >> some amazing inscripts in guatemala show numbers longer than the long count cycle. a number that projects into the future 1,000 years from today. >> such recent discovers have not halted expect about the end of the mayan tkaerl. >>sters like this get started
time in new york city. >> right. >> so, what kind of look are you going for here? >> what kind of look? i guess anything different than what i'm looking now. >> and you're single. we have a lot of men watching here. what are you looking for? >> i just want a man with a job and doesn't live with his mom. >> i think we will find that after this makeover. okay. are you ready to get a little glam? >> i am. >> how hard can it be to find one of those? she is here with her sister, kim, friends angie and mark. keep on the blindfolds, one last look at nicole before and bring out nicole jordan. my god, wow. >> you guys take off -- stay right there. and take them off. >> she's gonna freak. >> turn around, nicole, take one look back here in the mirror, hon. >> oh, my god. >> you look beautiful. >> she is getting kleenexes. you look beautiful. >> jiminy cricket. >> we don't cry in kentucky. >> sweetie, spin right around and look right there -- oh, you look beautiful. >> what a job. >> i tell you. >> this is a layered haircut and played with the highlights, accent the layers to make everything more
, this is new york city, you might want to... and i go, i know, i know, i know. >> lou: 98% of the prospective buyers will be liberal. >> exactly and had to take everything and like put it into a chest. and we buried it in the ocean. so no one will ever find it. >> lou: it is striking when you refer to fox as the death star. greg is talking about the death star as overwhelming all of those left wing networks, we'll call them. msnbc, cnn, et cetera and it is true and you get one of two reaction and that is, you work for fox. and the other is, thank god, you work for fox and by the way, the latter reaction is the one that is 80% of the time, at least. >> you know what is funny? you run into people that are not fans of fox and, politics, five minutes, you realize they have never watched it and see something on a blog or will hear something and they -- the assumption is, that is the enemy and you will be at a bar, which is where i spend 95% of my time and i end up talking to these people and they are going, you are normal. you know? and i go, yes, because you have a strange view of what we are. >>
range and 12 billion in new york city alone and 20 billion. total from lost economic activity and cancelling flights and restaurants not serving meals and casinos not able to take beats. the u.s. small business administration is making loans and struggling after super storm sandy and trying to get their hands above water. and we have been on the ground. and get the family to help them get back on the feet as quickly as they can. >> and regardless of the hit, many siness owners have taken the super storm sandy. you will not believe it. they are taking a portion of the profits made on small business is and giving it back. >> a great gesture indeed. let's hope they get everyone out there. thank you, ana. >> black friday shoppers manage tod get one of the earlier starts ever with doorbuster dealos thursday. walmart and target and soars opened on thursday thanksgiving day. and stow if you decided to brave the crowds and go shopping on the holiday and if you did, was it it worth it >> tweet the answers and i plan to read those responses later in the hour. >> he created one much tele
sponsored by rose communications from our studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> tonight we continue to exploring our brain with the conversation about pain. pain serves a very important function for us to survive, it teaches us what to avoid and lets us know when to seek medical help. at the same time, though it can create tremendous suffering. st. augustine once said the greatest evil is physical pain, 100 million americans live with it every day would yo would wouo doubt agree, pain knows no boundaries, regardless of age and race, beyond the physical symptoms the experience of chronic pain often leads to feelings of isolation and hopelessness. >> laura klein had been living with pain since a knee injury in 2008 and joins me this evening to speak about her experiences and incredible group of scientists are also here to discuss how we perceive and process pain, david bar stiewk of children's hospital and david julius of the university of california, san francisco, allan basbaum, also of the university of california san francisco, robert dworkin of the university of rocheste
would sell in new york city. it is a little over an hour. >> the indictment of the west. and i thought. we were shooting in white chapel . in london, a jewish neighborhood he started reminiscing about his life crawling gabba at his uncle's radio shop. reminiscent. his magnificence radio actor voice became east asia and went back to 1938. his face lit up remembering those days growing up in the warmth of the jewish ghetto of london. and i thought, how can harold pinter, who i do revers, denigrate the west. every other two in london would have been killed. i thought that was kind of odd. i was remembering the political views and the cultural upbringing. then i remember thinking, when he first started writing about politics, i was a young writer. i thought, isn't that a shame that this wonderful writer has turned into an old man and all he can do is read about politics. well, ha ha. but i think what happens, you know, one of our other great philosophies, a great, great poet. he said he had done his fighting and he commenced to studying about the great long time. so that is what i have bee
tweets throughout the day. it is time now for a quick check of the weather. new york city is clear and calm right now. it is a beautiful day there. but some parts of the country are bracing for wintry weather late this holiday weekend. nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer is here with the forecast. good morning, dylan. >> thanks, alex. good morning. we are starting off with some very cold temperatures. 13 degrees in minneapolis. we've got temps in the 20s right now in chicago. that cool air is going to settle in to the great lakes, combine that with a northwest wind and we are looking at lake-effect snow back in action across most of the great lakes this morning. and through most of the day for that matter. look at the last 24 hours. we've seen temperatures drop by about 10 to almost 20 degrees. dallas is nearly 20 degrees cooler than it was just this time yesterday. so we are only going to top out in the lower 30s across minneapolis, into chicago today, about 35 degrees. kansas city, 48. but denver, should top out around 70 degrees. you can obviously see where the warm air is located. w
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, the new york city police commissioner nominated by president bush to be part of his department of all land -- homeland security. they didn't vett him carefully because later he pleaded tuilty to -- guilty to fraud. or the designation as secretary of labor that had to be withdrawn the next week because a woman gave her some money and it may or may not have been illegal. but she had misled the vetters, and they threw her under the bus. after the governor romney campaign, there may be a new set of questions. it is a difficult thing if you are nominated to a prestigious post as an officer of the united states. the most important part happens in the senate. for instance, bill clinton wanted to support -- appoint robert reich. robert founded intimidating to be at hearings in front of the senate. he wrote a book called lost in the cabinet. these are sometimes known as murder boards. you can see why it is called that. he is explaining in his book, the preparation and his aides helping him get to the nomination process and practicing with him. i am planning for a confirmation hearing, i feel like a
, you moved from new york city recently? >> yes. >> ironically, to salem, massachusetts. [laughter] [applause] what do you see, what do you see your life like in salem, massachusetts, or wherever you land, you know, ten years from now? >> what i would like to do whenever we don't have to keep pushing the case like this, whenever we're not having to dedicate all of our time to getting out of this legal tangle that we're still in, eventually one day i would like to have a small meditation center there in salem where i could share the things that i had to learn that saved my sanity and my health in prison, where i could share those with other people who are in desperate situations and don't really have anything else to rely on. >> i mean, i guess you were talking about, you know, something as mundane as being in the bank and feeling a sense of anxiety, but i guess in a way all of this has bizarrely prepared you for really mind over mattering a lot of shit in your life, right? >> it has. you know, it's like in prison people would say how do you do it, and the answer is you don't have a
kind. >> i could not agree more. at my alma mater at the city college of new york, we had a specific program at the powell center that i am happy to have named after me there and we take in gi's. we have mentoring program set for them. we have programs that get them up to speed if they have some weakness in their earlier academic career that needs correction, and we have money that is used to supplement not only their academic costs but the costs of living. more universities are doing that. it is important now because the economy is still in a weak state, slowly improving, but still weak. this affects our veterans. unlike after world war ii or after korea or vietnam, you can come back and find a job that does not require the highest skill or if in world war ii you worked in a car factory before the war, when the war was over, and they started making cars again, you could just go right back in. increasingly, our society is becoming more complex. our economy is becoming more complex. you need a higher level of school especially with respect to the information revolution. i used to be a
from new york to the bay down to a city called l.a. over to dallas and new orleans is it true. up to aspen and boulder too. i see many, many children every year, you see. i always can't wait back to my home by the bay. yes, i think our parks are number one, by the way. i'm here to talk about the holidays, is it true. once again it is the time of year for the elves to arrive in union square two. i will be there, yes, sir, siree. i hope to see all of your smiling faces, you see. >> thank you. >> is there anyone else who would like to make general public comment? being none, general public comment is closed. we are on item five, the consent calendar. is there anyone who would like to make public comment on the consent calendar. richard, please come forward. >>> good morning again. i was looking over at the betty republican radiation center. i took liberty of going out there, looking around, seeing location. i talked to a facilitator there. they seem to have a little problem with the setup, where they are going to be going into program developments from the new $40 million from the pa
at a new york city sky scraper damaged by sandy. it's remained without power since the storm and worker was trying to turn it on yesterday when the fire started. >> when they started one of the feeder cable that come in basically there was a small fire in the concourse level which is one level from where we are right now. >> none of the injuries were serious but four had to go to the hospital. >> family, friends and fans are mourning the death of a legendary actor. he is probably best remembers as jr on dallas. he starred in the classic i dream of j ennie. he died in a hospital from complications a battle with cancer. >> a woman had to go to the hospital after someone threw a pumpkin at her as she walked across the street. it was just after ten when the white sedan came down the street and police say that someone inside the car hurled a pumpkin at her. . >> you have to factor in how fast the car was driving and also the person that was throwing the pumpkin out of the vehicle. it did strike her in the middle of the chest. >> the crime is a felony. assault with a deadly weapon. >>
by moody's analytics in the 50 billion dollars range with about 12 billion dollars in new york city alone. 20 billion is from the lost economic activity. talking airlines canceling flights and restaurants not being able to serve meals and casinos not being able to take bets and shop owners say they were devastated. we were closed for ten days, which is a major, you know, freakout when the rents here are not low. >> well, last year, small business saturday, an estimated 100 million people participated in the growing annual event in communities like babylon, long island and the event a festival of moving them off the sidewalks to participate and the ravaged officials have faced the economy will get moving once again. >> even in the cold and the darkness that endured for days, the resilience of the people in great community and of our state was a beacon of hope for recovery. >> and the hit, many shop owners have taken in sales following superstorm sandy and donating profits from today from small business saturday to relief efforts. this is just amaze, you know, when you don't have a lot and
, but springfield was a city where people who couldn't get a job in boston, couldn't get a job in new york would come to springfield, a city of about 170,000. and everybody was either irish, italian or they were french- canadian. and it was important to them to know where you came from. i said, well, i came from senegal valley. what? [laughter] but that was an education, just being in springfield. and this country is, it's about the, it is the great meeting place of people from all over the world. and somehow they get here, and they're free. it's -- and once, well, it's a fantastic accomplishment. i started to say america's a wonderful country, but it's -- [inaudible] >> there are some, of course, they probably don't know what they're talking about, but there are some that criticize some of your books that some of the characters are one-dimensional or simplistic or play to stereotypes. >> i think that with pride. so would dickens. [laughter] try to find some complicateed side of the great lawyer in -- [inaudible] i'll send you a postcard, the name are come to me. the name will come to me. i brus
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